The Laramie County Community College volleyball team was in action Friday night in Riverton, Wyo., where they took on Central Wyoming College. Coming in 9-11 on the year and 1-1 in region play, the Golden Eagles were looking to get above .500 in the region and did so with a 3-0 sweep.
Golden Eagles took the first set 25-20 and never slowed down, taking the second set 25-22. Continuing to apply the pressure, the Golden Eagles did not let the Rustlers get settled in, taking the third set 28-26.
Kimber Payne lead the way for the Golden Eagles with 14 kills, while Rory McCloy had 36 assists. As a whole, the Golden Eagles had a total of 44 kills and improved to 10-11 on the year and 2-1 in Region IX North.
Golden Eagles fall to No. 7 Western Wyoming
Coming off the sweep of the Rustlers from Central Wyoming, the Golden Eagles had to get focused once again as they squared off with No. 7 Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs the following day.
This proved a tougher match-up for the Golden Eagles, and Western Wyoming took this match in three sets – 25-14, 25-19 and 29-27.
Ambre Desaulnay led the Golden Eagles in kills with 9 as Rory McCloy had 18 assists. Up front as a team, the Golden Eagles recorded 3 solo blocks with 5 block assists.
With the loss, the Golden Eagles drop to 9-11 on the year and 2-2 in Region IX North. The Golden Eagles are currently sitting third in the standings of the North region. Up next, the Golden Eagles head to Colorado Springs, Colo., for a match with Air Force Prep on Oct. 1.